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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On January - 08 birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  On this day in history birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on January - 08.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  Edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834) was born on this day in history.  

1767  On January - 08 birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on this day in history.  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  On this day in history birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on this day in history.  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on January - 08.  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on January - 08.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on January - 08.  

1815  On January - 08 birth of lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on January - 08.  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on January - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On January - 08 abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  On this day in history marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.